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Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Family  |  16 February 2007 (USA)
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A preteen's life turns upside down when he befriends the new girl in school and they imagine a whole new fantasy world to escape reality.

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Jess Aarons and new girl Leslie Burke create a world of their own and call it Terabithia and pretend to be the king and queen. They return to their magical kingdom every day after school.

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Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and she's a city girl, he's a country boy, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia, a land of monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants and rule as king and queen. This friendship helps Jess cope with the tragedy that makes him realize what Leslie taught him. Written by Popdivaprincess3000

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The beloved novel comes to life. See more »


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Rated PG for thematic elements including bullying, some peril and mild language | See all certifications »

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El mundo mágico de Terabithia  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

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$28,536,717 (USA) (16 February 2007)

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$82,234,139 (USA) (22 June 2007)
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Josh Hutcherson considers himself to have a horrible singing voice. Regardless, due to the heavy accents of most of the New Zealand extras, the singing was added as ADR (Additional Dialog Recording) in post-production and is listed as "performed by Zooey Deschanel and the Terabithia choir" in the end credits. See more »

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When Leslie tells Jess to open her purse to let the light out, the purse switches from Jess' to Leslie's hands, and back again between shots. See more »

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Scott Hoager: So, looks like you're the fastest kid in the class now, huh?
[Jesse stands and turns]
Scott Hoager: It's a joke, dude!
[punches him hard into a wall]
Scott Hoager: Are you nuts?
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Typo at the ending credits (from 90:38 to 95:11 on the DVD). At 94:13 (where it is mentioned in the actors' commentary), a drawing in the background of a Squogre is labeled "Squorge". See more »

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Why Can't We Be Friends
Written by Thomas Allen (as Sylvester Allen), Harold R. Brown, Morris D. Dickerson (as Morris Dickerson), Lonnie Jordan (as Leroy Jordan), Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott (as Howard Scott), and Jerry Goldstein
Performed by Zooey Deschanel and The Terabithia Choir
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Couldn't Have Done Better
16 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I heard back in August 2006 that they were making the award winning book "Bridge to Terabithia" into a movie, I immediately reread the book. But, it took my only a few hours, and I had months to wait. Today, February 16th, I saw it, and I have a few things all of you might want to know. This movie is very kid friendly, if you are very concerned about what your kids see, then, this might be good. There are a few imaginary "scary" figures, but it's not like a horror movie. The actors did so wonderfully well, it scares me. Josh Hutcherson and AnnaSophia were always favorites of mine, but they surprised me anyway. They played the roles well. It teaches you a lesson, also, and it shows some how to use an imagination. I thought this movie was marvelous, and it deserves to be watched by millions. It couldn't have done better.


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